Real Estate vs Power Utilities and Infrastructure industry growth?

Hi everyone, I've gotten experience in real estate at a small investment firm as well as currently interning in Power, Utilities, and Infrastructure investment banking. Having these experiences, I really enjoy both niche industries but as I'm looking into my next year summer and specifically placement day for a different bank, I'm not sure which group I would enjoy more. Looking at the trajectory for both industries, do you think either one is a better place to be, in terms of industry growth or compensation or any other factors? Thank you so much!

Comments (4)

  • Investment Analyst in PE - Other
Nov 16, 2020 - 8:36pm

real estate isn't niche all US real estate is worth about $49 trillion, the us stock market cap is about $36 trillion.

  • Associate 1 in IB - Cov
Nov 16, 2020 - 10:19pm

Bingo, people don't appreciate size of US RE market

  • Prospect in IB - Gen
Nov 16, 2020 - 11:01pm

Sorry!! I guess I meant it in that that it's more unique in its modeling and valuation (and that in banking groups, generally a smaller IB group). Would you say that real estate then may be the better option in the next few years as opposed to P,U,&I?

  • Investment Analyst in PE - Other
Nov 16, 2020 - 11:14pm

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